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上がる, 揚がる, 挙がる, 上る


Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
  • to rise
  • to go up
  • to come up
  • to ascend
  • to be raised
  • to enter (esp. from outdoors)
  • to come in
  • to go in
  • to enter (a school)
  • to advance to the next grade
  • to get out (of water)
  • to come ashore
  • to increase
  • to improve
  • to make progress
  • to be promoted
  • to advance
  • to be made (of profit, etc.)
  • to occur (esp. of a favourable result)
  • to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.)
  • to be finished
  • to be done
  • to be over
  • (of rain) to stop
  • to lift
  • to stop (working properly)
  • to cut out
  • to give out
  • to die
  • to win (in a card game, etc.)
  • to be arrested
  • to turn up (of evidence, etc.)
  • to be deep fried
  • to be spoken loudly
  • to get stage fright
  • to be offered (to the gods, etc.)
  • to go
  • to visit
  • to eat
  • to drink
  • to be listed (as a candidate)
  • to serve (in one's master's home)
  • (in Kyoto) to go north
suffix, Godan verb with `ru' ending
  • (after the -masu stem of a verb) indicates completion


Present 上がる
Negative 上がらない
Past 上がった
Past Negative 上がらなかった
Te Form 上がって
Masu Form 上がります
Potential 上がれる
Passive 上がられる
Causative 上がらせる
Conditional 上がれば
Volitional 上がろう
Imperative 上がれ

Related Kanji

above, up
hoist, fry in deep fat
raise, plan, project, behavior, actions
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